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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Evaluations: There are a lot of causes for irregular menstrual bleeding. An endometrial ablation does not always work forever and it does not mean that new issues ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
An endometrial: ablation is now a routine procedure done frequently safely under moderate sedation or general anesthesia
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Should not: It shouldn't, unless accompanied by infection. If you suspect infection becauseto odor, discharge, etc, you should ask your doctor asap.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Unusual..: Endometrial ablations do not usually require any use of a robot. That would be a somewhat unusual situation. Best wishes.
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Call the doc who did: Abaltion as that doc knows your case, u can have some bleeding as all of the endometrium may not be scarred down yet, it should not be heavy, if u wer ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Endometrium: It really depend on what type of ablation you had. Also, the scar tissue created can sometimes be read by radiologist as endometrial thickness. I th ... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danny Farmer
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Ultrasound!: Should be done first to see the thickness of your endometrium. It can sometimes grow back! Prob followed by an endometrial biopsy! Have you been on ... Read More
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Stuart
44 years experience Family Medicine
GYN procedure: Endometrial ablation is a treatment to destroy the endometrial lining of the uterus. This is usually done for excessive or abnormal uterine bleeding, ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ron Eaker
Dr. Ron Eaker answered
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Varies: Most ablations are done with some form of anesthesia such as IV sedation, local injections, or even being put to sleep. I have found that most patien ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Howell
34 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Endometrial ablation: If your uterus is of a normal size, you don't have cancer, and you are not interested in future child-bearing you could be a candidate for an endometr ... Read More
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